While the aircraft will be painted in Atlas Air livery, the Qantas Freight logo will be displayed on either side of the nose and underneath the freighters' nose cargo door
RAHIM YAR KHAN -- Passengers faced difficulties as the flight of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) delayed for six hours after its cargo door
became dysfunctional here on Monday morning.
RAHIM YAR KHAN -- A Karachi-bound flight of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) got delayed for six hours because of its non-functional cargo door
here on Monday morning, causing great inconvenience to the passengers.
The cargo plane is equipped with a large cargo door
that allows for a load of up to seven LD3 (unit load device measurement) air cargo containers.
The ATR freighter is equipped with a Large Cargo Door
(LCD), allowing a load of up to seven (7) Ld3air cargo containers, or five (5) PBJ pallets.
The Skytrain differed from the DC--3 as the Skytrain was equipped with a cargo door
, a hoist attachment, and strengthened floor.
An issue with a cargo door
caused the flight to turn back to London, 20 minutes after take-off.
A press release of PIA said here on Tuesday that notice of penalty has also been issued to the ground handling agent in Paris for delay in cargo door
closure after the removal of jetty, due to which suffocation developed in the flight creating nausea and discomfort to the passengers especially to an infant reportedly at Paris airport on August 3.
The new airplane was developed with launch customer FedEx Express in mind, offering almost twice the interior space of the Caravan 208 plus a large cargo door
to support container operations.
The cargo variant will feature a large cargo door
and a flat floor cabin that is sized to handle up to three LD3 shipping containers with an impressive 6,000 pounds of maximum payload capability.
a forward Large Cargo Door
(LCD) and a rear upper-hinged cargo door